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Leon H. Caverly, official photographer U.S. Marine Corps/2nd Division, A.E.F, 1917-1919. NEW
2nd Division Photographs 1917-1919
2nd Div. Track Team May 10, 1919 Germany 2nd Div. Track Team May 10, 1919 Germany (Photo by 2nd Engineers)
An original contact print—taken from the original negative—depicting 2nd Division history. It was very likely taken on Carnival Island (Oberwerth) at Coblenz, Germany.
3rd Division Troops Entrucking near Moulins. This photograph has been identified as several different locations and more than one group of soldiers:
1. Infantry about to move by truck to the Chateau Thierry sector. (Not there yet.)
2. 3rd Division Troops Entrucking near Moulins. (ABMC both 1927 and 1938)
3. Marines near Vierzy and Soissons July 17, 1918.
Officer's Ammunition Trains., 2ND. Division Army Of Occupation.
Officer's Ammunition Trains.
2ND. Division, 3D. Corps, 3D. Army.
Germany, Dec. 14, 1918.
German prisoners near Soissons. Prisoners of the 1st and 2d Divisions captured in the advance south of Soissons.
Dommiers, July 19, 1918.
Bastille Day at General Headquarters, Chaumont, July 14. 1918. So great was General Pershing's pride in the achievements of the Marines in the operations northwest of Chateau Thierry that he designated a detachment of the Marine Corps as a special escort at the ceremonies commemorative of Bastille Day at General Headquarters, Chaumont, July 14. 1918. Beginning at the right of the lamppost are Capt. A. Levy, Mayor of Chaumont; Gen. Perelli, Gen. Ragneau, Gen. Wirbel, Gen. Pershing, M. Ie Prefet Jessier; Maj. Gen. James W. McAndrew, Chief of Staff, A. E. F.; Gen. Wagstaff.
Major General Lejeune Commanding 2nd. Div. A. E. F. This was taken when MG John A. Lejeune, USMC, CG, 2nd Division, AEF was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal and French Legion of Honour, (Commander) at the 2nd Division, AEF parade field at Vallender, Germany.
(Comment by Steven Girard.)

Photo by 2nd Engineers on Rhine River 1919
Headquarters Second Division, Commanding General Headquarters Second Division, Commanding General,
Chief of Staff, G-1, G-2, G-3, Signal Officer
Heddesdorf, Germany
D. S. C.'s to be awarded to the 2nd Div. D. S. C.'s to be awarded to members of the 2nd Div.
Photograph by 2nd Engineers on the Rhine River.
2nd Division at Vallendar, Germany The 2nd Division at Vallendar, Germany
2nd Field Artillery Brigade, Coblenz, Germany With The American Army Of Occupation Near Ehrenbreitstein
2nd Division captures Jaulny, France. 2nd Division captures Jaulny, France.
 

Great War Videos

 
Chateau-Thierry American Monument Dedication in 1937
Sommepy American Monument Dedication in 1937
 
United States Army General John J. Pershing arrives in France, during World War I...HD Stock Footage
US 6th Marine Regiment march on streets and a soldier gives food to a donkey in S...HD Stock Footage
The soldiers of US 5th and 6th Marine Regiment are decorated by General Pershing ...HD Stock Footage
US 9th and 23rd Infantry Regiment guard prisoners and General James Harbord, Col...HD Stock Footage
Chateau Thierry and the Aisne-Marne Operation 1918 US Army; World War I
Belleau Wood Memorial

Film showing the the first American troops arriving in France, June 1917. The convoy included men of the 1st Division and attached 5th Marines who would become part of the 2nd Division at Bourmont in October.

 
 
Remembering Belleau Wood - Marines visit France to honor the fallen
 
Videos of American Cemeteries in France
 
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